November 16, 2016 - By Richard Conner · 0 Comments
Nov 16 is a positive day so far for First Trust Preferred Sec & Inc ETF (NYSEARCA:FPE) as the ETF is active during the day after gaining 0.26% to hit $19.12 per share. The exchange traded fund has 874.34 million net assets and 0.43% volatility this month.
Over the course of the day 20,443 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 550,620 over the last 30 days for First Trust Preferred Sec & Inc ETF (NYSEARCA:FPE).
The ETF is -4.26% of its 52-Week High and 11.55% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 0.09. This year’s performance is 4.68% while this quarter’s performance is -1.37%.
The ETF’s YTD performance is 8.24%, the 1 year is 9.02% and the 3 year is 8.68%.
The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 34.14, the price to book is 0.88, the price to sales is 3.57 and the price to cashflow is 13.57. It was started on 02/12/2013. The fund’s top holdings are: Emera FRN for 2.95% of assets, Gmac Cap Tr I Pfd for 2.64%, Morgan Stanley Pfd for 2.28%, Goldman Sachs Group Inc ADR for 2.23%, Enel Societa Per Azioni 144A FRN for 1.85%, Vereit Pfd for 1.72%, La Mondiale for 1.68%, Aquarius Plus Inv 8.25% for 1.59%, Farm Cr Bk Tex Pfd for 1.58%, Transcanada Tr FRN for 1.54%. The ETF sector weights are: Financial Services 81.20%, Utilities 2.70%, Communication Services 16.09%, Energy 0.01%. The ETF currently as 5.87% yield.
More notable recent First Trust Preferred Securities and Income ETF ETF (NYSEARCA:FPE) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “First Trust Launches Preferred Securities and Income ETF” on February 12, 2013, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “First Trust Offers Third Actively Managed ETF: Preferred Securities And Income” published on March 19, 2013, Nasdaq.com published: “Shares of FPE Now Oversold” on November 09, 2016. More interesting news about First Trust Preferred Securities and Income ETF ETF (NYSEARCA:FPE) were released by: Etftrends.com and their article: “Preferred Stock ETFs for Attractive Yields” published on May 28, 2015 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “The 3 Best Preferred ETFs In The Market” with publication date: May 24, 2016.
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By Richard Conner